Same-sex marriage ruling sparks Pa. House dispute

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Posted: Friday, June 28, 2013 12:00 am

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An openly gay Pennsylvania state lawmaker asked his legislative colleagues Thursday to censure an archconservative colleague who a day earlier had prevented him from making floor remarks about the Supreme Court's gay marriage rulings.

Rep. Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia, asked the chamber to reprimand Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler, at the close of session because of an interview Metcalfe gave to explain why he exercised his right to prevent him from speaking on the topic during session.

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